Mothers Day High Tea
My beautiful son and future daughter-in-law took us (Kathleen's mother and I) out for high tea yesterday afternoon. This is our feast.
We started with the sandwiches (no crusts!)
Cucumber & Danish feta
Ham & mesclun lettuce with autumn savoury onion and shiraz jam
Smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers & dill
Darjeling first flush tea (this was SO delicate)
Lovash topped with fresh basil, sun dried tomato & bocconcini
Pumpernickel topped with ham, rocket & wholemeal mustard
Rosemary salted mini toast with roast eggplant, olive tapenade & ricotta
Cucumber with fets & spicy capsicum
Flowering white tea with Jasmine flower
Fresh baked scones with clotted cream nd tea infused james
Individual apple crumbe
Chocolate cherry slice
Chocolate swirl tart
Sparkling lemon & ginger iced tea
And finally. . .
Rooibos Caramel tea infused chocolate truffle (in small gold boxes)
served with Rooibos Caramel tea
The view from where I was sitting.
Even though we were outside, the area had plenty of outdoor gas heaters to keep us warm.
Boys being boys!! They both spoilt me on Sunday.
My eldest son and his fiance
Their gift for mothers day was this most wonderful high tea to both myself and Kathleen's mother. We were very spoilt.
Look what my youngest son gave me for mothers day.
Tea for one:)